I am telling you, emphatically: throw a cocktail party: why? Because it's FUN. And because a festive drinks bar is easy to do, sets the tone for your party, and gives people a little activity to break the ice. I've learned from the very best, our Grandma Nancy, whom I consider the blue collar Martha Stewart. And I'm here to share my hosting tips so you can set up the perfect, affordable, self serve cocktail bar at your next party.
A new era is here, and it makes me happy. The resurgence of punch, of grown up tasting, delightful looking, well-crafted punch, makes me very happy indeed. Punch is such a festive way to batch a cocktail, and the self service makes cocktail hour wonderfully easy on a host. Try this foolproof holiday punch recipe for an easy batched cocktail for entertaining.
The Soda Shop's of Utah have launched a "trend" that actually goes back a long way, to the original Soda Fountains of the mid-century in America. Make one of these "egg creams" or "dirty sodas" with Simple Goodness flavors for the wildest, freshest spin on the of the moment drinks.
The Simple Goodness Fizz cocktail is an impressive cocktail to show off your home bartending skills but easy to make once you know the technique. It is one of my favorite cocktails to teach because not only is it delicious and almost universally loved, this drink is a beautiful canvas to play with different flavors of your syrups.
The Simple Goodness Hard Seltzer recipe is low alcohol and low sugar, and can be adapted to any of our garden to glass drink syrup flavors. This super simple drink is very easy to make and requires minimal ingredients, for a healthier version of the canned beverages you love.
The Hot Toddy is a classic cocktail in the cozy hall of fame for a reason, and now we've reinvented it from garden to glass. This is a Hot Toddy cocktail drink recipe formulated for Simple Goodness Sisters simple syrups.